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Simon Amstell

Simon (Amstell) Says... Now in the US

By Douglas Baulf | Apr 16
At 34, Simon Amstell has carved a successful path in Britain, both as an actor & stand-up comic. But the question is will American audiences respond to him as strongly? EDGE spoke to Amstell as he prepares for NYC & Boston appearances.

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Culture Features

Scott Lively

Scott Lively Assumes the Mantle: ’America’s Biggest Homophobe’

By Jason Parsley | Apr 16
Fred Phelps is dead, but don’t worry: Someone just as vitriolic and virulently anti-gay is ready to assume the sobriquet of "Most Homophobic Man in America," and his reach extends to Uganda and Russia, where he helped usher in a new era of hate.

Hot Broncs! :: Rodeo Days in Palm Springs are for Everyone

By Thom Senzee | Apr 13
There’s something singular and especially all-American about a rodeo. Add "gay"to the event and you’ve got something no self-respecting, red-blooded American LGBT boy or girl could resist.

Shantung silk jacket, redesigned in 1993, and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson during her historic performance on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1939.

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Apr 11
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

6th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride: A Festive Weekend

By Mike Halterman | Apr 10
Miami Beach Gay Pride, now celebrating its sixth year, will be putting on an elaborate parade and festival with lively musical accompaniment on Sunday, April 13.

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards: Visible and Understood

By Chris Carpenter | Apr 8
This year’s L.A. edition of the GLAAD Media Awards will feature filmmaker Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and the subject of her documentary "Bridegroom," Shane Bitney Crone, who faced the indignities of a pre-marriage equality era after his life partner died.

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Culture News

Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon

UMass Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out as Gay

Apr 9
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball.

"Life with Archie"

Death to Archie :: Comic Book Character to be Killed Off

By Derrik J. Lang | Apr 9
Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character will heroically sacrifice himself while saving the life of a friend in a July installment of "Life with Archie."

British socialite Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof Dies at Age 25

Apr 7
Peaches Geldof, the wild-child daughter of concert organizer Bob Geldof who worked as a model, a television presenter and a fashion writer and who filled the pages of British tabloids with her late-night antics, has died at age 25.

 "Forever Marilyn" sculpture getting a shower from the Palm Springs Fire Department.

Palm Springs Give Big Send-Off to Giant Marilyn

Mar 28
Well over 1,000 people attended a send-off Thursday night for a massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has become beloved by both tourists and locals in the two years it was on loan from The Sculpture Foundation.

Pro-baseball player Grady Sizemor

New Poll: 81% of MLB Ready for Out Player

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 25
Just as the 2014 baseball season is about to begin, ESPN Magazine released a new poll that revealed that the majority of baseball players are ready to accept an openly gay player in Major League Baseball.

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